It is with sympathy that we share the passing of Pieter Groenevelt on February 10, 2023. Piet was a professor in the School of Environmental Sciences from 1973-2002 and then a professor emeritus until his death.
Three of this year's Ontario Agricultural Hall of Fame inductees are OAC alumni. The inductees will be recognized in a ceremony on June 11, 2023. Congratulations to all.
It is with sympathy that we share the passing of Kenneth Monteith, alumnus of the Ridgetown Agricultural College (now Ridgetown Campus). Ken was a fierce advocate of the College, supporting Ridgetown through fundraising and serving on the board. He received a Westag Alumnus of Honour Award, and an Outstanding Service Award from the Ontario Agricultural College, University of Guelph.
The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development (SEDRD) is pleased to welcome Cate Mennega as the new Administrative Officer for the school. Cate began in the role on January 31, 2023.
The OAC Dean’s Office is pleased to announce Jordan Terpstra as the projects coordinator for OAC’s 150th anniversary celebrations. Jordan begins in this new role on February 6, 2023.
In collaboration with staff and alumni stakeholders, including a steering committee, Jordan will plan and deliver events, products, and projects to engage the OAC community in celebrations around the college’s 150th anniversary.